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Common sense : with the whole appendix: the address to the Quakers: also, the Large additions, and A dialogue between the ghost of General Montgomery, just arrived from the Elysian Fields; and an American delegate in a wood, near Philadelphia: on the grand subject of American independancy.

Author/Creator:
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Printed, and sold, by R. Bell, in Third-Street., MDCCLXXVI. [1776]
Format/Description:
Book
[10], 79, [4], 82-147, [1], [3]-16, [2] p. ; 22 cm. (8vo)
Subjects:
Political science.
Monarchy.
United States -- Politics and government -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings. Ancient testimony and principles of the people called Quakers renewed, with respect to the king and government.
Form/Genre:
Publishers' advertisements -- United States -- Pennsylvania -- 18th century.
Notes:
Half-title: Common sense; with the whole appendix, the address to the Quakers; also, the Large additions complete. (Price three shillings.)
"Common sense" attributed to Thomas Paine in the Dictionary of American biography. The appendix and address to the Quakers are the work of Paine; the "Large additions" and the Dialogue are not.
Signatures: pi [A] B-L chi-2chi 3chi1 N-T U ; pi A [B] .
"Common sense ... The third edition. ..."--[4], 79, [1] p., with separate title page. Publishers's advertisement, p. [80].
"Large additions to Common sense ..."--[3], 82-[148] p., with separate title page. Publisher's advertisement, p. [88].
"A dialogue between the ghost of General Montgomery just arrived from the Elysian Fields; and an American delegate, in a wood near Philadelphia."--p. [3]-16 p., 2nd count. Publisher's advertisements, final [2] pages.
Pages [1-2], 1st count, contain "Robert Bell, bookseller, to the public."
"To the representatives of the religious society of the people called Quakers, or to so many of them as were concerned in publishing a late piece, entitled T̓he ancient testimony and principles of the Quakers renewed, with respect to the king and government, and touching the commotions now prevailing in these and other parts of America..."̓: p. 137-147.
Penn Provenance:
Stengel, Mrs. A. (donor)
Pennypacker, Samuel W. (bookplate)
Bell's circulating library (bookplate)
Penn Chronology:
1776
Cited in:
Evans 14966
Hildeburn, C.R. Pennsylvania, 3435
Adams, T.R. Amer. pamphlets, 222e
Gimbel, R. Thomas Paine CS-9.
OCLC:
12058086
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